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Logistics Specialist, Auckland

Last update 2024-07-23
Expires 2024-08-23
ID #2116587613
Free
Logistics Specialist, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified April 14, 2024

Description

Avient Corporation provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world.
Dyneema, the world’s strongest fiber, enables unmatched levels of performance and protection for end-use applications, including ballistic personal protection, marine and sustainable infrastructure and outdoor sports
Unique technologies that improve the recyclability of products and enable recycled content to be incorporated, thus advancing a more circular economy
Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation and reduce carbon footprint
Sustainable infrastructure solutions that increase energy efficiency, renewable energy, natural resource conservation and fiber optic / 5 G network accessibility
Avient employs approximately 10,000 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care, a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste and certified Great Place to Work. For more information, visit

www.avient.com

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WHY AVIENT:
Avient Corporation is a world-class sustainable organization built on innovation, collaboration, and employee development. We are committed to providing a supportive and dynamic work environment where our diverse associates can grow and succeed, as well as positively impacting our planet and the communities we serve. Our Great Place to Work culture, values, and benefits make Avient an employer of choice for top talent.
We believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation, or advancement are based solely on a person's qualifications, abilities, experience, and performance.
Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law.
General Summary:
This Corporate Logistics position has core responsibility to support continuous improvement in North American transportation management and warehouse services. Key responsibilities will include periodic reporting and timely, accurate generation of ad hoc reports as requested by the business. Key metrics to monitor include on-time arrival performance, carrier claims, customer complaint rate, warehousing costs, warehouse errors, and inventory accuracy. The Logistics Services Specialist will be responsible for tracking performance of KPI metrics versus targeted service levels, reporting on any gaps to plan, and highlighting opportunities for improvement. The ability to work efficiently and accurately while under pressure to meet deadlines is critical. Provide specialized services and oversight in the areas of SAP shipment reporting and problem resolution, Vehicle Leasing, Business Accident Resolution, Customer Complaint System investigation, corrective actions and analysis, and Ariba on Demand.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Work closely with the Global Logistics Manager to develop monthly reporting on Logistics Services for the Avient business units.
Work collaboratively with 3rd party logistics providers for transportation and warehousing to report on monthly costs and services.
Manage Logistics Customer Complaint review and reconciliation process across all business units. Investigate root cause of problem with warehouse and/or carrier, develop corrective action plans, and communicate via correspondence with customer.
Support LSS initiatives and projects to improve processes and performance.
Manage Avient's leased car fleet; determine vehicle specifications, lease rates, vehicle acquisition, vehicle assignment, licensing, insurance, IRS tax reporting and vehicle disposal process to minimize overall leasing costs to Company. Negotiate lease car contract, manufacturer's Competitive Assistance Program, and manage leased car bid process. Provide monthly reporting to senior management and HR managers.
Enter purchase orders into Ariba system, await approvals, audit and approve invoices for outside third parties, Schneider and DTZ locations.
Personal Skills - Stress Management
Personal Skills - Reading/Comprehension
Personal Skills - Negotiation Skills
Personal Skills - Self Motivated
Personal Skills - Training/Mentoring Others
Personal Skills - Time/Priority Management
Software Skills - Microsoft Outlook
Software Skills - Microsoft Word
Software Skills - Microsoft Excel
Personal Skills - Ability to Multitask
Software Skills - SAP
Personal Skills - Work on a Team
Leader of Self - Instills Trust
Leader of Self - Action Oriented
Leader of Self - Collaborates
Leader of Self - Customer Focus
Leader of Self - Situational Adaptability
Leader of Self - Being Resilient
Leader of Self - Demonstrates Self-Awareness
Leader of Self - Communicates Effectively
Education and Experience:
Bachelors-Business Administration or Equivalent Experience
Cross Functional - Leadership Experience
Supply Chain - Logistics
Cross Functional - Managing Direct Reports
Must be able to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time (up to 60% of the work day). Must be able to traverse to/from required meetings. Must be able to input data into a computer. Typically work is in an office environment where the noise level is low to moderate.
Environmental, Health, Safety, & Security (EH&S) Requirements:
Avient integrates EHS&S into all aspects of our operations. Each position at Avient is responsible for complying with all applicable EHS&S requirements. Additionally, employees and management are responsible for reporting all EHS&S incidents immediately to ensure we keep EHS&S a priority within the organization.
Security includes physical security and cyber security.
Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran’s status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law.
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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Logistics specialist

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